pteromalid wasps (Muscidifurax raptor ) on house fly (Musca domestica ) - 1316039

pteromalid wasps
Muscidifurax raptor Girault and Sanders 1910

Host: house fly (Musca domestica Linnaeus, 1758)
Descriptor: Feature(s)
Description: House fly puparia, each with a hole from which a single wasp emerged after feeding on the pupa. Feeding occurs in the larval stage, and the wasp eventually emerges as an adult.
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Image location: United States

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Name: USDA ARS Photo Unit
Organization: USDA Agricultural Research Service
Country: United States

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Image uploaded on Monday, March 03, 2003
Image Information last updated on Friday, December 22, 2006